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Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

by Sarah Keller Columbia University Press (December 09, 2014)

Maya Deren (1917–1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel...

Stanford White: Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities

by Wayne Craven Columbia University Press (May 18, 2005)

The designer of such landmarks as the Washington Square Arch, the New York Herald and Tiffany Buildings, and the homes of captains of American industry, Stanford White is a legendary figure in the history of...

Critics, Coteries, and Pre-Raphaelite Celebrity

by Wendy Graham Columbia University Press (December 26, 2017)

Founded by a band of young iconoclasts, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood stunned Victorian England with its revaluation of culture and lifestyle. With Pre-Raphaelitism ascendant in the 1850s and canonical by the...

Facing the Abyss

by George Hutchinson Columbia University Press (January 23, 2018)

Mythologized as the era of the “good war” and the “Greatest Generation,” the 1940s are frequently understood as a more heroic, uncomplicated time in American history. Yet just below the surface, a sense...

Early Medieval Architecture as Bearer of Meaning

by Gunter Bandmann, Kendall Wallis & Hans Böker Columbia University Press (July 06, 2005)

This classic text -- continually in print for more than half a century -- analyzes the architecture of societies in western Europe up to the twelfth century that aspired to be the heirs to the Roman Empire.

Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

by Jesse Matz Columbia University Press (January 24, 2017)

Impressionism captured the world’s imagination in the late nineteenth-century. Portraying the sensations left behind as modernity progressed, impressionist artists revolutionized the arts and the wider culture....

Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

by Michael Golston Columbia University Press (August 18, 2015)

The shape, lineation, and prosody of postmodern poems are extravagantly inventive, imbuing their form with as much meaning as their content. Through a survey of American poetry and poetics from the end of World...

The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

by André Gaudreault, Philippe Marion & Timothy Barnard Columbia University Press (April 14, 2015)

Is a film watched on a video screen still cinema? Have digital compositing, motion capture, and other advanced technologies remade or obliterated the craft? Rooted in their hypothesis of the “double birth of...

Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

by Nico Israel Columbia University Press (February 03, 2015)

In this elegantly written, intellectually daring study, Nico Israel reveals how spirals are at the heart of some of the most significant literature and visual art of the twentieth century. Juxtaposing the work...

After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

by Charity Scribner Columbia University Press (December 09, 2014)

Masterminded by women, the Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s, and afterimages of its leaders persist in the works of pivotal artists and writers, including Gerhard Richter,...